Mélanie Laurent

Born Feb 21, 1983

Mélanie Laurent is a French actress, director, singer, and writer. She is best known to international audiences for her role as Shosanna Dreyfus in Quentin Tarantino's 2009 film Inglourious Basterds, for which she won Best Actress from the Online Film Critics Society and the Austin Film Critics Association.… Read More

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1983 Birth Born on February 21, 1983.


Laurent gained recognition for her supporting work in several French films, most notably the 2006 Franco-Belgian comedy Dikkenek for which she won Étoiles d'Or for Best Female Newcomer.
2007 24 Years Old In 2007, Laurent appeared in films including Le tueur and Hidden Love. … Read More
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Laurent next appeared in Cédric Klapisch's 2008 comedy drama Paris, a French film concerning a diverse group of people. … Read More
Laurent made her Hollywood debut in 2009 with the starring role as Shosanna Dreyfus in Quentin Tarantino's blockbuster war film Inglourious Basterds. … Read More
2010 27 Years Old In addition to her film career, Laurent has appeared in stage productions in France. She made her theater debut in 2010 in Nicolas Bedos's Promenade de santé. … Read More
She made her singing debut with a studio album En t'attendant in May 2011; the album contains twelve songs, five of which are co-written and co-produced by Irish folk musician Damien Rice. … Read More


Laurent appeared in the Louis Leterrier's 2013 caper film Now You See Me as a French Interpol agent who investigates the bank theft alongside Mark Ruffalo and an ensemble cast. … Read More
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Her feature film directorial debut Respire (2014) was screened at the International Critics' Week section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
2015 32 Years Old In 2015, Laurent starred alongside Laurent Lafitte, in François Favrat's French drama film Booemerang adapted from the bestseller entitled A Secret Kept by Tatiana De Rosnay. … Read More
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